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Marketplace management tool Veeqo has partnered with transport management system STREAM.

The new partnership allows for a direct integration between the two platforms, smoothing out the entire inventory and delivery management process.

Businesses who need to manage inventory, ecommerce listing and delivery of products to customers using their own vehicles will particularly benefit from the integration.

STREAM is designed for companies with complex and challenging delivery requirements. The app provides map-based route optimisation, a mobile driver app, an innovative customer gateway, proactive email, SMS updates, and electronic proof of delivery (ePOD).

"We are excited about integrating Veeqo with STREAM," said Dave Pickburn, Director at STREAM developer Proximity. "Businesses who need to manage inventory, ecommerce listing and deliver products to customers with their own vehicles will particularly benefit from the integration of Veeqo".

Matt Warren, CEO and Founder at Veeqo added, "Our mission at Veeqo is to become the best possible platform for retailers to grow their business. This integration with STREAM provides a brand new way for people using our software to get their products delivered to their customers all over the UK."

Source: Veeqo

Multi-carrier shipping system Shippo is now providing direct access to the US Postal Service via their ePostage program.

The USPS does not offer an open, public API for purchasing USPS shipping labels. Since 1999 the USPS has worked with only three technology partners (Pitney Bowes, Endicia and Stamps.com) to provide public access to postage. Now through the new USPS ePostage program, Shippo has become the first new company in 18 years to enable all businesses to access USPS shipping services online.

ePostage is a new program developed by the USPS to accommodate the growth of ecommerce. While Amazon and Etsy have been using ePostage for their own USPS integrations, Shippo is the first and only company to make ePostage available to any business.

Writing on the company's blog, Shippo CEO Laura Behrens Wu said, "We worked with the USPS to make ePostage available publicly because we recognize that shipping is no longer just a 'back-room operation.' Shipping is a competitive advantage, tying together the online and offline experience. However, businesses of all sizes are still finding it difficult to successfully manage their shipping operations, citing the process to be time-consuming, expensive, and often confusing."

"Shippo provides a straightforward integration to the USPS, and a global network of carriers, in one integration. Our API and dashboard provides a full lifecycle solution for businesses at any stage. Now through ePostage, Shippo can guarantee businesses even better uptime, stability, speed, and scalability for USPS services. We've helped over 10,000 businesses around the world, ranging from small-business owners to enterprise platforms."

Shippo provides a multi-carrier shipping API to online retailers, technology providers and other businesses.

Source: Shippo

Intelligence Node, the company behind competitor-tracking tool Incompetitor has received an investment of $750,000 from a Mumbai-based financing firm.

"Intelligence Node has some great aspirations in reaching out to blue-chip MNC's in global retail. The utility for our technology and products is immense and with the help of venture debt provided by BlackSoil our business has got optimum fuel to run and grow faster in this industry," said Sanjeev Sularia, CEO and Co-founder of Intelligence Node.

"We found the products, the technology, the founders and the utility of Intelligence Node very impressive and path-breaking. The company has strong client traction coupled with zero client churn. We have great hopes from the company and wish the team all the luck for its future endeavours," said Ankur Bansal, Director, BlackSoil Capital Private Limited.

Launched in 2012, Intelligence Node is a big data company specialising in pricing intelligence for the retail industry, delivering insights from its database of 1 billion unique products across 130,000+ brands and 1100+ categories.

Source: ResponseSource

Marketplace repricing tool Appeagle has integrated with ecommerce ERP Skubana.

Sellers who use both applications can easily link them, then Appeagle will automatically pull cost prices from Skubana and use them to calculate minimum and maximum prices for every listing.

Fees are taken into account, and the min and max price calculations can be further customized on a per-SKU basis.

Once linked, Skubana will continuously update cost prices so Appeagle can recalculate min and max prices.

Source: Appeagle

Amazon feedback management tool BQool Feedback Central has extended its VAT invoicing feature to generate invoices in French, German, Italian, and Spanish in addition to English.

Buyers on Amazon FR, DE, IT, and ES will now receive VAT invoices in their native languages.

Sellers can also insert a company logo and details, as well as a customized message to buyers. Invoices can be issued automatically for every sale, or manually when requested.

Source: BQool

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